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There are 20,000 rats living in the Karnimata Temple in Bikaner. The rats, known as "kabbas" or "little children," are fed grains, milk, & coconuts shells from large metal bowls. It's considered holy & brings good fortune to who drinks & eats the rats' leftovers. According to the temple laws, if one of the rats is accidentally killed, it must be replaced with a rat made of silver or gold.